Double Platinum Latinum (Cumbia DJ Set from Papi + Carlos of OPT!)
Fiery cumbia and funky synth-pop rub shoulders for one serious party!
8:30pm | $8.00 advance $10.00 day of show
Deep in the vein filled jungles of each of our hearts beats a music with roots as wide as continents and influence as deep as time itself. Cumbia, music of the Southern American Hemisphere. Orquestra Pacifico Tropical have taken this frenetic, addictive rhythm and accomplished what musicians across time and space have always done, bringing crowds into a blistering dance frenzy. From clubs to the forests of the Pacific Northwest, to hear the ecstatic thump, rumble, and sheer brilliance of the racing rhythms of coastal Colombia side by side with the psychedelic guitar explorations of the Peruvian rain forest is to travel across continents and through time with Orquestra Pacifico Tropical as the guide. WIth respect to those who came and innovated before us, and armed with an arsenal of percussion, woodwinds, horns, accordion and guitars, these 11 friends have come together in the spirit of capturing and breathing new life into this most essential of musics. Cumbia, music of the people.
Featuring members of Sun Angle, Deer or the Doe, O Bruxo, Ioa, Lewi Longmire Band,Tu Fawning, Point Juncture WA, Modernstate, Jippedo and Team Evil, Orquestra Pacifico Tropical's wall of sound is dedicated to expanding the music of Central and South America to the people and dance floors of the Pacific Northwest.
Holocene and Coco B present...
with resident DJs:
9pm | $5.00 day of show
SNAP! Is a monthly party that happens every last Friday of the month at Holocene in Portland, Oregon. This DANCE PARTY is held down by resident DJs Doc Adam and Colin Jones, and hosted by Ms Coco B. The vision behind the party is to offer a slice of nostalgia that will bring booty-shaking, head-nodding and memories of all those awesome middle school dances. SNAP! is proud to have hosted some of the most talented DJs/Producers touring the world currently. Here are some of the great artists that SNAP! has had the pleasure of hosting: Sammy Bananas, Pandemonium Jones, Emynd, Dj Eleven, Evil One, Dj Beyonda, Dj Automaton, The Trashy Trash Djs and more!
HOLOCENE PRESENTS A SHOW AT OAKS PIONEER CHURCH:
An intimate evening at the historic Oaks Pioneer Church in Sellwood, showcasing a new collaboration between Alela Diane and Ryan Francesconi. The duo will be joined by Nevada City friends Mariee Sioux and Kacey Johansing.
5pm | $12.00 advance
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. THANK YOU, PORTLAND!
MAIN SQUEEZE Dance Party
FREE BEFORE 10PM!
9pm | $4.00 day of show
Main Squeeze is a celebration for floor movers of all stripes. From house and techno to deep cuts and disco, expect nothing but the freshest selections off the vine. Whether you have a main squeeze to shake it with on the dance floor, or are on the hunt for a sweet new thing, we've got you covered with sensual selections all night long.
Australia’s favorite psychedelic-dance adventurers, Miami Horror, are set to return this summer with a whole new bag of delights!
8pm | $13.00 advance $16.00 day of show
The past few years have seen Miami Horror release their highly anticipated debut, Illumination, to heady acclaim, as well as relocate to the US after lengthy tours of both their home country and abroad. Settling in Los Angeles, the four-piece quickly found inspiration in the glowing year-round Californian sun, set up a home studio, and eagerly started experimenting with new sounds and projects to ease their creative itch.
Proving that time is of importance, the band, anchored by producer Benjamin Plant have spent the last year crafting and perfecting new material glittered with dream-gazey synth and matured song writing to deliver a new chapter in Miami Horror's evolution. So far, what has resulted is three amazing new singles, Real Slow, Colours In The Sky and Wild Motion (Set It Free), from a new album slated for release in early 2015.
7:30pm | $8.00 day of show
ALL AGES WELCOME!
$8 entry w/ digital download of the compilation, $10 entry w/ double-disc CD.
Each year PDX Pop Now! assembles over 40 tracks representative of Portland's thriving music scene, for a two-disc compilation. Celebrate the release of this year's comp with live performances by featured acts Psychomagic, Rasheed Jamal and Robin Bacior at Holocene! + Raffle prizes, and unveiling of the 2015 festival line-up!
HOLOCENE TURNS 12!
Chanti Darling (Live soul band ft. mems of Magic Mouth, The Gossip, Natasha Kmeto)
Shy Girls DJ Set
House of Aquarius
House of Aquarius
Live visuals by:
Holocene is turning 12 years old, and we're celebrating our anniversary the best way we know how - with a FREE dance party for all of you lovely people. We're excited to welcome special guests, London's PSYCHEMAGIK for a transcendent dancefloor experience!
8pm | FREE!
The UK duo Psychemagik, known for their beautiful production work, prolific remixing skills, obscenely vast record collections, and transcendent mixtape journeys, are being heralded as a truly unique and positive presence in today's music scenes.
"Fucking Brilliant" - DJ Mag
Psychemagik's first appearance on wax was an edit of Fleetwood Mac's 'Everywhere', which quickly found its way into the record bags of veterans like Tom Middleton and Greg Wilson. The duo have since released an impressive array of highly acclaimed original productions, remixes and edits. They now regularly play at major festivals, clubs and special events around the globe.
Their studio output is prolific to say the least; original productions such as Valley Of Paradise and the Lunar Escape EP, recent remix projects include Bryan Ferry, Haim, Boy George, Mirror People, Azari & III, Metronomy, Kauf and Mirror People.
"First-choice remixers that crisscross genres and scene affiliations" - Thump
And then there's the edits. Their recent version of Fleetwood Mac's 'Dreams', a follow up to 'Everywhere', topped the Hype Machine charts and has gained some serious props from around the globe. They have also released a whole host of edits on their Healin' Feelin and Discotheque Wreckers imprints, all of which made the Juno top sellers list.
"Spectacular ...such class and style" -- KCRW
Their mixes paint the story of two extraordinarily talented and passionate guys. Some blatantly show that Psychemagik can absolutely dominate a dancefloor. Others, like their guest mixes for the Test Pressing podcast, are gorgeously composed psychedelic experiences, which give you an idea of just how deep and amazing their record collections really are. Basically, you can bet that they have the perfect record for any time and any place.
They also have a reputation as the go to guys for mega rare records and samples that you won't find anywhere else. Their satisfied customers include 2 Many Dj's/Soulwax, Chemical Brothers, Q-Tip, Fake Blood amongst many others.
It is this incredible ear for musical treasures and their dedication to the art of digging that has lead to the success of their recent compilations, Psychemagik Presents: 'Magik Cyrkles' and Psychemagik Presents: 'Magik Sunrise' on Leng Records, both of which sold out worldwide on vinyl within hours of release and featured in the top 5 of most good record shops bestsellers lists.
With a wealth of upcoming releases just around the corner, they've already set the controls for the heart of the sun and will be heading into a whole new stratosphere of creativity.
"An ear for mind-expanding dance floor mysticism" -- FACT Magazine